This collection is comprised of correspondence,
manuscripts, and other material pertaining to Henry J. Quayle, former professor of
Entomology at the University of California Citrus Experiment Station in Riverside,
California. Correspondence consists of typed and handwritten letters between Henry
J. Quayle and individuals within the academic community as well as agricultural and
horticultural agencies worldwide. This correspondence documents the importance of
Quayle's work as a leading agricultural entomologist and the impact his research had
on the agricultural industry. Hand-annotated manuscripts for chapters in his book
Citrus and Other Subtropical Fruit Insects along
with documents containing biographical information on Quayle are also
Henry J. Quayle was born on the Isla of Man, England on April 29, 1876. As a child he
moved with his family to the United States and settled in Champaign, Illinois.
Quayle's early education was through the Illinois public school system and he
graduated from the University of Illinois in 1903, with a degree in Entomology.
After graduation, Quayle spent a year at the University of California as an
assistant in the Entomology Department. The next two years were spent collaborating
with the Federal Horticultural Board study on the Mediterranean fruit fly.
1.5 linear feet
(3 document boxes)
Copyright has not been assigned to the University of California, Riverside Libraries,
Special Collections & Archives. All requests for permission to publish or quote
from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections
& Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Regents of the
University of California as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to
include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by
This collection is open for research.